Archive for April, 2013

sunday knitting at the shop

Posted on: April 29th, 2013 by nina chicago
We used to meet at the shop for open knitting and crocheting on Wednesday evenings, but it seems that Sunday afternoons work better for people. So now we gather at a local bar or restaurant on the first Wednesday of each month, and at the shop every ... Read Full Article

home knitting party

Posted on: April 27th, 2013 by nina chicago
Andrea had a great idea for a PTA fundraiser for Sauganash Elementary School. She invited a group of Moms to her home for drinks and nibbles and a Learn To Knit session. She asked me to teach the group, so I gathered up needles and yarn, and sh ... Read Full Article

a visit to NYC for a little inspiration…

Posted on: April 22nd, 2013 by nina chicago
During a fun trip to NYC last week, I visited Knitty City, a great yarn shop on the Upper West Side. Here I am with the owner, Pearl.  We had a nice dinner together and swapped shop talk.  Thanks Pearl ! I also stopped in at Habu Textiles to say ... Read Full Article

a few new shop samples to inspire you

Posted on: April 10th, 2013 by nina chicago
Hilary knit this simple but elegant garter stitch scarf called Basalt with 3 colors of Road To China Light by The Fibre Company.  Love it! Hilary and I took turns knitting this Shoulder Cozy by Churchmouse.  We double stranded Berroco's Seduce ... Read Full Article


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